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ORAL. Something spoken in contradistinction to something written; as oral evidence, which is evidence delivered verbally by a witness,

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Reacting to the need for oral health promotion especially among children, the Head Dentistry Division, Federal Ministry of Health, Dr Bola Alonge said the practice will also ensure good health.
He said different organizations' campaigns provide an ideal platform to raise awareness and encourage action in favour of good oral health and motivates individuals to take charge of their own oral health by taking specific action to prevent oral disease and safeguard their overall health.
Predesigned questionnaire was used to evaluate the demographic background, oral health knowledge, attitudes, and practice of young school children regarding their oral health and dental treatment.
The electronic databases PubMed, Medline, Web of Science, and Scopus were searched using the keywords: ("Spinal Cord Injury" OR "Paraplegia" OR "Quadriplegia") AND ("Dental care" OR "Oral care" OR "Oral hygiene") AND ("Barriers" OR "Restriction") AND ("Prevalence" OR "Incidence").
HOW IS SPECIAL SMILES ADDRESSING THE ORAL HEALTH CARE CRISIS?
Histopathologically oral lichenoid reactions show more diffuse subepithelial inflammatory infiltrate which extends much below into the connective tissue and is more lymphohistiocytic compared to mixed inflammatory infiltration [5].
SOME FACTS ABOUT THE LINK BETWEEN HPV AND ORAL CANCER:
Oral Candida carriage was comparable among betel-quid-chewers (18 [36%])and gutka-chewers (20 [40%]), but it was significantly higher than the non-chewers (11 [12.9%]) (p<0.05).Candida species were isolated from 45 (90%) of gutka-chewers and 45 (90%) of BQ-chewers.
Conclusion: There is a lack of oral hygiene awareness, limited knowledge of oral hygiene practices and their effect on systemic health.